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Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Utility Bill Affordability (Winter 2022-23) Discussion During Commissioners’ Weekly Meeting January 18, 2023

Denver - During their weekly Commissioners’ Weekly Meeting on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, beginning at 9 am, the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) will present data on rising energy bills, seek to quantify the causes behind the higher bills, and discuss potential ways to help customers.

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Approximately 35,000 Coloradans Chose the Colorado Option During the 2023 Open Enrollment

DENVER - As announced by the Governor during his State of the State speech, the preliminary 2023 open enrollment figures for the Colorado Option make it clear that the Coloradans are excited and want the Colorado Option. 

As of January 10th, approximately 35,000 people have enrolled in Colorado Option plans - approximately 25,000 through Connect for Health Colorado, the state’s health insurance marketplace, and another 10,000 via OmniSalud. 

Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) Urges Consumers to Learn About Automated Emergency Features on Smartphones and Wearable Devices

Denver - The Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is urging consumers to learn how automated emergency features work on their smartphones and wearable devices. Over the last several years, both Apple iOS and Android smartphones have gained the ability to automatically dial 9-1-1 in certain circumstances, and this ability extends to some wearable devices, such as the Apple Watch.

Consumer Advisory: Public Comment Hearings on Dec. 8 and Jan. 3 for Atmos Energy’s Proposed Natural Gas Rate Increase

DENVER - The Office of the Utility Consumer Advocate (UCA), Colorado’s advocate for residential, small commercial and agricultural utility ratepayers in rate and rule-making proceedings before the Public Utilities Commission (PUC), is informing natural gas customers of Atmos Energy Corporation (Atmos), of two PUC remote public comment hearings for customers to comment on Atmos’s proposed natural gas rate increase.

HOA Forum In December: Board Responsibilities After HB22-1137

HOA Forum: Board Responsibilities After HB22-1137

The HOA Information & Resource Center will hold a webinar to discuss the recently imposed requirements for boards when collecting assessments and providing notices of violations to community members after HB22-1137 became law.  Join us on Friday, December 16, 2022, at 1:00 p.m.

All are welcome to attend.

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DORA’s Division of Professions and Occupations Needs Public Board Members

The Division of Professions and Occupations, part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), is seeking members of the public at large to serve on our professional regulatory boards.

The Division regulates more than 50 professions, occupations and entities in Colorado, ranging from numerous healthcare professions to a varied group of business occupations including electricians, plumbers, architects, outfitters, and more.